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5 books to read if you loved The Hero's Walk

If you loved the Canada Reads finalist The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami, we have five great suggestions for you.
Anita Rau Badami's novel The Hero's Walk, was in the running for Canada Reads 2016. (Penguin Random House Canada/Richard-Max Tremblay)

If you loved The Hero's Walk by Anita Rau Badami — which was defended by Vinay Virmanifor Canada Reads 2016 —we think you'll also love these five books.

The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai

Shyam Selvadurai's The Hungry Ghosts is inspired by his own life, but before writing he had a pretty odd job. (

The Amazing Absorbing Boy by Rabindranath Maharaj

Rabindranath Maharaj won the 2010 Trillium Book Award for The Amazing Absorbing Boy. (Glenn Lowson/Knopf)

Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Shilpi Somaya Gowda is the author of Secret Daughter. (Stacy Bostrom Photography/HarperCollins )

Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry

Rohinton Mistry is the author of Family Matters. (Stephen Hird/Reuters/McClelland & Stewart)

The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

The Inheritance of Loss is a novel by Kiran Desai. (Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images, Grove Press)


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